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Interview: What’s the secret behind the success of K-pop boyband BTS?

The South Korean boyband BTS has really taken the world by storm and is having huge international success right now. This includes getting tens of thousands of radio spins across the world each month. A big part of the reason for their success is their incredible fan base which BTS call their ‘Army’. The Army is extremely supportive of the band and …

Radio Station Spotlight: KEXP (Interview)

‘We serve artists and feel a deep responsibility particularly to emerging artists. We see our role as connector and convener for artists – we bring artists together with music lovers to seed lasting artistic relationships.’

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Radio Airplay Evolution

The lifetime and evolution of a track seem to take many different forms and shapes. Every track and every radio single has its own life after its release. These days the competition is higher than ever and it is really hard to predict how music will be received by the audience and the media. We compared the first 30 weeks of airplay …

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Interview: Stacey Mitsopulos

The Director of Legal & Business Affairs and Music Partnerships at 7digital explains how they provide digital music solutions for clients like TDC, Pioneer and musical.ly.

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No one told us we had a radio hit in Poland!

When it comes to radio, the music industry is still primarily based on reporting. This means that mistakes and inaccuracies happen all the time. My vision is to have a transparent music industry where music usage is based on monitoring, instead of reporting, so that in the future every artist will get compensated accurately and fairly.

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How to use DATA to improve your music career.

Here are short 11 tips for improving your music career by using available data from streaming services, radio tracking services, and social media. You can make a living off your music if you learn to look in the right direction and follow certain opportunities. 

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WARM podcast #3: Matthias Strobel

The founder of the pioneering organization MusicTech Germany, discusses the challenges between the traditional music industry and the emerging music tech industry.

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Interview: Paul Pacifico

The CEO of AIM which represents 800+ independent UK music companies talks about how the availability of radio and streaming data has become a game changer for independent musicians in just a few short years.

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WARM podcast #2: Peter Harris

We had a chat with the founder of Resonate music streaming service. A new Berlin-based streaming service that aims to be fairer in terms of distributing royalties to artists. Listen up!

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CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Collect your data!

Should artists/creators be more pro-active in terms of collecting and owning their data?

If you are working professionally with music and want to find your markets, understanding your radio airplay in real time is without a doubt one of the true missing elements in music industry-data.

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New podcast channel! Episode 1: Scott Cohen

We just launched our new podcast channel here at WARM. We’ve invited guests to join our show and talk about music, data & transparency. The first episode features the great Scott Cohen, the co-founder of digital distribution company The Orchard. We met up with him at this year’s SPOT Festival in Aarhus, Denmark. Please remember to follow our podcast on your …

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Interview: Walter Hargrave (Indie Music Bus)

We asked Walter Hargrave (founder of Indie Music Bus) some questions about the independent music business. The Indie Music bus has helped lots of independent musicians and upcoming bands. The Indie Music Bus is a helping hand to the independent musicians, offering various services from promotion to blogging and internet radio to DIY tips and tricks, and general support.